News | February 05, 2018

Feds, Prov. Fund 30 Flood Mitigation Projects in B.C.

On Friday, Harjit Singh Sajjan, Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, and Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General for British Columbia, announced approximately $10.7…

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Atlantic Canada, NewsFeb. 16, 2018
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Nfld. Installs New, Real-Time Monitoring on the Lower Churchill River

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is enhancing community partnership and water level monitoring on the lower Churchill River by installing new monitoring stations and initiating a Community River Watch…
News, OntarioFeb. 16, 2018
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York Region Approves Updated Corporate Asset Management Policy

The Regional Municipality of York has updated its Corporate Asset Management Policy, improving the coordination and affordability in the management of over $5 billion in water and wastewater assets. Since the…
Atlantic Canada, NewsFeb. 16, 2018
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Island Water Technologies Receives $500K in Seed Capital

Island Water Technologies Inc. (IWT) has announced a $500,000 seed capital investment by Island Capital Partners and Natural Products Canada for water technology commercialization. The deal comes on the heels…
News, OntarioFeb. 16, 2018
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Orillia, Ont. Awards Contract for Second Phase of Smart Meter Installation

At its February 12th, 2018 meeting, the City Council of Orillia, Ontario awarded a contract to Wamco Municipal Products to complete the installation of smart meters for water use. Installation…
News, OntarioFeb. 15, 2018
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Ontario Recognized Freshwater Users in Inaugural Rural Leader Award

Ontario has recognized innovative leadership in rural communities through the inaugural Rural Ontario Leaders Awards, winners of the award include innovative freshwater users. Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food and…
News, OntarioFeb. 15, 2018
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Ontario Farmers to Improve Data Collection for Evaluating Drainage Tiles

The Government of Canada announced yesterday that it will support the development of new tool that can aid Ontario farmers in determining the efficacy of drainage tiles on their land.…
Atlantic Canada, NewsFeb. 15, 2018
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Nova Scotia to Hire a Prosecutor to Focus on Environmental Law

Nova Scotia has announced that the province will soon hire a prosecutor to focus on environmental law, including enforcing protections of the province’s water supply. defending the health of rivers…
Atlantic Canada, NewsFeb. 16, 2018
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Island Water Technologies Receives $500K in Seed Capital

Island Water Technologies Inc. (IWT) has announced a $500,000 seed capital investment by Island Capital Partners and Natural Products Canada for water technology commercialization. The deal comes on the heels…
News, OntarioFeb. 16, 2018
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Orillia, Ont. Awards Contract for Second Phase of Smart Meter Installation

At its February 12th, 2018 meeting, the City Council of Orillia, Ontario awarded a contract to Wamco Municipal Products to complete the installation of smart meters for water use. Installation…
News, OntarioFeb. 15, 2018
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Ontario Recognized Freshwater Users in Inaugural Rural Leader Award

Ontario has recognized innovative leadership in rural communities through the inaugural Rural Ontario Leaders Awards, winners of the award include innovative freshwater users. Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food and…
News, OntarioFeb. 15, 2018
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Ontario Farmers to Improve Data Collection for Evaluating Drainage Tiles

The Government of Canada announced yesterday that it will support the development of new tool that can aid Ontario farmers in determining the efficacy of drainage tiles on their land.…
Atlantic Canada, NewsFeb. 15, 2018
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Nova Scotia to Hire a Prosecutor to Focus on Environmental Law

Nova Scotia has announced that the province will soon hire a prosecutor to focus on environmental law, including enforcing protections of the province’s water supply. defending the health of rivers…

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Feedback: Ontario’s Water Opportunities Act

A day after Ontario Minister of the Environment John Gerretsen announced some details of the province's proposed Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act, the feedback has started rolling in. "Wise water use better protects our environment and extends the lifespan of existing water and wastewater treatment infrastructure," said Peter Hume, president of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), in a press release today. "AMO will work with the Ontario…
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Insurance Bureau of Canada Statement on Que. Floods

The Insurance Bureau of Canada has released a statement on flooding and insurance coverage in the province of Quebec. The statement is in response to the flooding that has occurred in several Quebec regions in the past weeks. The Insurance Bureau's aim is to provide understanding for residents of flooded regions regarding what is, potentially, covered under their insurance policies and how new flood coverage functions. Topics covered by the Insurance Bureau…
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Nestlé and Alliance for Water Stewardship Partner to Certify Canadian Operations

Nestlé Waters announced this week that it will extend its partnership with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to certify 20 global factories by 2020, including bottling plants in Canada. The announcement builds upon the company's success certifying four water bottling facilities in Sheikhupura, Pakistan, and in California. Nestlé has committed to certify additional sites in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the United States, and Canada. The Hope, B.C. plant has gone through the audit process…
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